Dr. Thomas R. Ziegler is Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, in Atlanta and Director of the Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition. He is the Co-Director of the multidisciplinary Emory University Hospital Nutrition and Metabolic Support Service. Dr. Ziegler received BS and MS degrees in Nutrition and a MD degree from Michigan State University. After Internal Medicine training, he completed sequential fellowships in Clinical Nutrition and then Endocrinology/Metabolism at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ziegler’s internationally recognized research in nutrition and metabolism has been continuously funded by NIH since 1996. His research has resulted in >216 original manuscripts and 75 invited review articles and chapters. His more recent human studies involve plasma high-resolution metabolomics in clinical cohorts, including patients with tuberculosis, obesity, critically illness, and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Ziegler has a strong mentoring background in nutrition and metabolism. He serves in the leadership of the training grants of Emory's NIH/NCATS-funded Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA) and is Program Director of the Emory University Hospital Clinical Research Center. He has served on multiple editorial boards and is an editor of the latest edition of reference textbook Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease.